• Investors give Mercedes-Benz ABS easy ride

    Chinese investors warmly welcomed Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance’s second outing this year in China’s securitization market, helping the originator raise Rmb4.98bn ($760m) from the senior tranche of its deal.

    • 20 Sep 2017
  • Get real on climate risk, investors tell banks

    A hundred investors managing $1.8tr of assets have signed a letter calling on banks to say more about how they are managing the risk of climate change, and to publish a strategy saying how they support the goals of the Paris Agreement.

    • 14 Sep 2017
  • Hyundai’s China JV shrugs off politics to sell ABS

    Beijing Hyundai Motor Group has completed its second securitization in China this year, selling a Rmb3.5bn ($535.3m) two tranche deal on September 12. While the transaction’s timing coincided with rising political tensions between China and South Korea, investors remained undeterred.

    • 13 Sep 2017
  • Mercedes-Benz races towards new China ABS deal

    Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance is gearing up for its second deal in China’s securitization market this year as it beefs up its operations in the Mainland.

    • 12 Sep 2017
  • Shorting Australia and securitization for MDBs: ideas from Sustainable Capital Markets Forum

    Two hundred delegates gathered in Amsterdam on Tuesday September 5 for Euromoney Conferences’ fifth Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Forum. For the second time, it was organised jointly with GlobalCapital.

    • 11 Sep 2017
  • VW China repeats winning formula with new ABS

    Having sealed the largest deal in its Driver China series in May, Volkswagen Finance (China) decided it wanted to raise more from China’s securitization market. The originator stuck to a similar deal structure on September 7, taking home Rmb3.66bn ($569.7m).

    • 08 Sep 2017
  • Market, not regulators, behind China ABS growth: CSF

    Market demand from smaller companies, rather than regulatory action, is driving China’s asset-backed securitization market, said Kristal Hou, executive general secretary of China Securitization Forum, an industry association.

    • 07 Sep 2017
  • GlobalCapital Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2017: the Winners

    France, Tennet, NWB and Berlin Hyp are among the green and social bond issuers acclaimed in GlobalCapital's Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2017, which were announced on Tuesday in Amsterdam.

    • 06 Sep 2017
  • Hyundai’s China JV preps second ABS deal

    Beijing Hyundai Motor Group is gearing up for a Rmb3.5bn ($535.9m) deal in China’s asset-backed securitization market, just over three months after completing a transaction of the same size.

    • 06 Sep 2017
  • Green ABS needs definitions, says China-UK working group

    The lack of rules and standards is holding back the development of green asset backed securitization (ABS), a UK-China joint task force on green finance has said.

    • 04 Sep 2017
  • Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards: the Nominations

    GlobalCapital is happy to announce the nominations for its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2017.

    • 31 Aug 2017
  • VW starts engine for year’s second ABS

    Volkswagen Finance (China) is preparing to hit the securitization market for the second time this year, only three months after its last transaction. But while the new deal retains some of the key features from VW’s last one, it will be notably smaller, raising only Rmb3.66bn ($554m).

    • 30 Aug 2017
  • RMB round-up: Saudi Arabia considers Panda debut, China rolls over Rmb600bn, Li Keqiang pushes for deleveraging

    Saudi Arabia considers issuing its first Panda bond, Ministry of Finance (MoF) plans to roll over Rmb600bn ($90.1bn) of debt by issuing special treasury bonds, and the Chinese premier piles pressure on state-owned enterprises (SOEs) directly owned by the State Council to deleverage more rapidly.

    • 25 Aug 2017
  • Peugeot Citroën’s JV takes local route in ABS race

    Dongfeng Peugeot Citroën Auto Finance sealed a single tranche Rmb3bn ($451m) ABS deal on August 22, just five days after Bond Connect investors tapped the asset class for the first time. But the originator showed little interest in seducing the newcomers and stuck with the local investor base instead.

    • 24 Aug 2017
  • Bond Connect investors test drive Ford China ABS

    Ford Automotive Finance (China) has pulled off an impressive return to China’s auto ABS market. The company raised an eye-catching Rmb3.46bn ($518.4m) from its latest deal — and brought in the first crop of foreign investors tapping Chinese ABS through Bond Connect.

    • 18 Aug 2017
  • RMB round-up: China adds perks to lure foreign investors, advisor says PBoC won’t follow Fed hike, MofCom hits back at Trump’s IP investigation

    The State Council publishes a series of policies to attract foreign investment, a People’s Bank of China (PBoC) advisor said China will unlikely follow the Federal Reserve in hiking rates this year, and the Ministry of Commerce (MofCom) criticises an US investigation into intellectual property rights in China.

    • 18 Aug 2017
  • Peugeot Citroën readies second ABS outing

    Peugeot Citroën’s joint venture in China is set to return to the China ABS market after a year away. The auto maker will offer investors only one tranche, down from the two tranches in its 2016 debut, but the deal size will triple to Rmb3bn ($449.8m).

    • 17 Aug 2017
  • Peugeot Citroën’s JV starts engine for second ABS outing

    Peugeot Citroën’s joint venture in China is coming back to the ABS market on August 22 after a year-long absence. The automaker will approach investors with only one tranche, trimming from the two tranches offered on its debut. But that will not impact the size — the originator plans to triple its fund-raising with a Rmb3bn ($449.8m) offer.

    • 16 Aug 2017
  • The lowdown: China ABS market report

    China Central Depository and Clearing (CCDC) published its biannual report on China’s asset backed securitization (ABS) market on August 8. It recommended regulators loosen up liquidity, provide incentives to attract more participants, and test the waters by opening an offshore ABS market. Here’s a quick guide to what CCDC said.

    • 16 Aug 2017
  • Updated: Ford China hits the road for bigger auto ABS

    Ford Automotive Finance (China) is gearing up for its second auto loan ABS transaction of the year in China, with bookbuilding slated for August 17. The carmaker is hoping to take home Rmb4bn ($600.2m) from the deal — a larger size than its last trade.

    • 11 Aug 2017
  • BMW China seals second ABS of 2017

    BMW Automotive Finance (China) Co has tapped China’s auto loan asset-backed securities (ABS) market for the second time this year. The German carmaker bagged Rmb4bn ($595.4m) on August 8, less than a week after another foreign automaker, Nissan’s China joint venture, hit the market.

    • 09 Aug 2017
  • Environmental risk management: a must for banks, says PBOC expert

    One of the most promising vehicles for moving the financial system on to a greener path – risk management – is gathering momentum.

    • 08 Aug 2017
  • RMB round-up: Two state banks hire new chairmen, BOCHK AM receives first QFII quotas, China restricts SOE overseas investment

    Bank of China and China Construction Bank have picked new chairmen, BOC’s asset management arm received its first batch of qualified foreign institutional investor (QFII) quotas, and the Ministry of Finance published new guidelines to restrict foreign investments by state-owned enterprises.

    • 04 Aug 2017
  • China auto ABS picks up the pace

    Chinese investors have become increasingly focused on short-dated bonds this year. That is proving to be a boon for the country’s auto ABS originators, who are in the middle of a breakneck expansion of volumes — with plenty more still on the cards. Noah Sin reports.

    • 03 Aug 2017
  • Updated: Nissan’s China JV returns to auto ABS

    Nissan’s Chinese joint venture has returned to investors with its latest auto ABS, offering a single tranche worth around Rmb2.52bn ($373.8m).

    • 28 Jul 2017
  • Four-tranche success for SAIC-GMAC’s second 2017 ABS

    SAIC-GMAC Automotive Finance has made a rapid return to the China auto ABS market with its second deal of 2017. This time around, the firm opted for four tranches with its Rmb4bn ($580m) Rongteng 2017-2 Retail Auto Mortgage Loan Securitization.

    • 24 May 2017
  • Beijing Hyundai goes big with Autopia China 2017-1

    The leads have priced the senior fixed rate notes of Beijing Hyundai Motor Group’s Rmb3.5bn ($508.7m) Autopia China 2017-1 Retail Auto Mortgage Loan Securitization Trust, its largest ABS in the country to date.

    • 22 May 2017
  • Bull run can charge through Trump but not forever

    Wednesday’s sharp fall in the S&P 500, as the political storm around US president Donald Trump’s links with Russia intensified, has not turned into a market rout... yet. Equities bankers, indeed, are convinced it is a blip, saying investor appetite for stocks remains strong.

    • 18 May 2017
  • Investors ride with Toyota on rare China ABS offering

    Toyota Motor Finance (China) Co priced the senior notes of its Rmb3bn ($434.5m) Glory 2017 Phase I Auto Loan Credit Asset-backed Securities on Tuesday. The deal had some rarity value as it is only the second auto ABS offered by the originator in China in three years.

    • 17 May 2017
  • SAIC-GMAC makes rapid return with Rmb4bn auto ABS

    Less than two months since its last ABS outing, SAIC-GMAC Automotive Finance has already set its sights on its second China auto ABS of the year. The four-portion Rmb4bn ($580m) Rongteng 2017-2 Retail Auto Mortgage Loan Securitization is set to open next Monday.

    • 16 May 2017
  • VW prints Rmb4.5bn Driver China six auto ABS

    Volkswagen (VW) priced the senior class A and class B portions of its Rmb4.5bn ($652.66m) Driver China Six Trust on May 12. The originator opted for a pure static asset pool for its first 2017 ABS outing, having gone down the revolving route in its last transaction.

    • 16 May 2017
  • Toyota, Beijing Hyundai set for annual auto ABS rides

    Toyota Motor Finance (China) Co is back with its Rmb3bn ($434.5m) Glory 2017 Phase I Auto Loan Credit Asset-backed Securities, while Beijing Hyundai Motor Group is looking to launch its first auto ABS transaction of the year. Both deals are set to open next week.

    • 11 May 2017
  • Dongfeng Nissan steers Rmb4bn VINZ 2017-1 ABS

    Dongfeng Nissan Auto Finance priced its Rmb4bn ($580.59m) VINZ 2017-1 Retail Auto Loan Securitization on Thursday last week — the originator’s fifth in China.

    • 08 May 2017
  • VW kicks off 2017 with Rmb4.5bn Driver China transaction

    Volkswagen Finance (China) is returning to the ABS market with its Rmb4.5bn ($652.66m) Driver China six, having sold three auto ABS in the Mainland last year.

    • 04 May 2017
  • Engine starts for Dongfeng Nissan’s VINZ 2017-1

    Dongfeng Nissan Auto Finance is set to make its annual return to the Chinese ABS market with a Rmb4bn ($580.59m) VINZ 2017-1 Retail Auto Loan Securitization.

    • 28 Apr 2017
  • China adds five banks to NPL ABS pilot scheme

    Beijing this week picked five commercial banks as the second batch of a pilot programme that allows the issuance of asset-backed securities using their non-performing loans (NPLs).

    • 20 Apr 2017
  • Revving up: Mercedes-Benz, Ford price auto loan ABS

    Daimler’s subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance priced its first transaction under the Silver Arrow China series in 2017, while Ford Automotive Finance (China) also wrapped up its auto loan ABS, Fuyuan 2017-1.

    • 19 Apr 2017
  • Banks at risk from drought, reveals groundbreaking research

    A glimpse of the future has arrived with the publication of a report modelling the credit risk banks face from drought. The effect on loan portfolios could be severe — and the research illustrates the new kinds of risk management banks will have to do as the world’s climate becomes more volatile.

    • 13 Apr 2017
  • Mercedes-Benz readies auto loan ABS comeback

    China’s auto ABS market is heating up after a third deal was announced within a week. Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance’s Silver Arrow China 2017-1 is the latest, featuring two hard credit enhancements and a liquidity support of a general reserve amount.

    • 10 Apr 2017
  • Ford starts engine for Rmb3bn auto ABS ride

    Ford Automotive Finance (China) is readying its Rmb3bn ($435m) auto ABS transaction, its first this year and its sixth on the Mainland. But investors hoping for some new features will be disappointed, as the new transaction shares similar features with its last two outings in 2016.

    • 06 Apr 2017
  • BMW gears up for China auto ABS return

    BMW Automotive Finance (China) Co is looking to launch its first auto loan asset-backed securities of the year, with bookbuilding for the Rmb4bn ($580.7m) Bavarian Sky China 2017-1 set to kick off on April 10.

    • 05 Apr 2017
  • Green securitization: an answer to several prayers

    If there was ever an idea whose time has come, it is green securitization. Action to green the economy is super-urgent, and progress so far has been worryingly slow.

    • 10 Mar 2017
  • SAIC-GMAC set for Rmb4bn auto ABS return

    SAIC-GMAC Automotive Finance is set to make its first auto ABS appearance this year with a Rmb4bn ($582m) Rongteng 2017-1 Retail Mortgage Loan Securitization — the first time it is securitising a subsidised portfolio.

    • 01 Mar 2017
  • Climate impacts are here, get ready for 3C warming, warns Cicero

    Cicero, the climate research institute at Oslo University, has produced a report to help investors work out where they face risks from climate change, with red, orange and yellow flags for the severity and immediacy of threats.

    • 03 Feb 2017

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 28.78
2 CITIC Securities 22.01
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 10.16
4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.90
4 Everbright Securities 7.90

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 9,843.07 61 5.75%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,791.82 40 5.13%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 8,175.96 42 4.77%
4 UBS 7,533.78 55 4.40%
5 Citi 7,277.56 50 4.25%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 27,049.63 178 8.43%
2 Citi 23,096.66 145 7.20%
3 JPMorgan 20,336.44 114 6.34%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 15,766.30 85 4.91%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 13,949.71 104 4.35%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital Asia Regional Capital Market Awards 2017

    GlobalCapital Asia is pleased to invite pitches for our annual regional capital markets and investment banking awards, rewarding the most impressive transactions and investment bank franchises of 2017.

  • GlobalCapital Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2017: the Winners

    France, Tennet, NWB and Berlin Hyp are among the green and social bond issuers acclaimed in GlobalCapital's Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2017, which were announced on Tuesday in Amsterdam.

  • Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards: the Nominations

    GlobalCapital is happy to announce the nominations for its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2017.

  • RMB internationalisation: 10 questions for the market, part 2

    Every year, our sister publication Asiamoney carries out an Offshore RMB Poll. As part of that process, the magazine asks the market for its thoughts on important renminbi topics. In this third year, we received around 2,300 valid responses, up 3% on a year ago. The ten questions included a new one on the inclusion of onshore RMB assets in global indices. Here we present the answers to the final five questions.

  • RMB internationalisation: 10 questions for the market, part 1

    Every year, our sister publication Asiamoney carries out an Offshore RMB Poll. As part of that process, the magazine asks the market for its thoughts on important renminbi topics. In this third year, we received around 2,300 valid responses, up 3% on a year ago. The ten questions included a new one on the inclusion of onshore RMB assets in global indices. Here we present the answers to the first five questions.